Hardscape Ideas for All Around Your Cincinnati Home
Beauty & Function from Backyard to Front & all the Areas in Between
Paramount Lawn + Landscape are hardscape experts. Our team of professionals have helped many customers with hardscape ideas to make the most of their property. Check out our project inspo pics to get:
- Hardscape ideas for backyard
- Hardscape ideas for front of house
- Hardscape ideas for side yard
- Hardscape ideas around pool
- Hardscape ideas for slopes
- Hardscape ideas for garden
Start dreaming of hardscape projects that will make you love your landscaping!
Hardscape Ideas for Backyard
The top hardscape idea for backyards is adding a paver patio with features that enhance your lifestyle and enjoyment of your outdoor spaces. This customer benefited from both a patio and walkway around the side of their home.
One of our favorite hardscape ideas for backyards is adding a firepit, which we shared recently in “Why You Should Get a Firepit.”
More hardscape ideas for backyards include adding hardscape lighting during installation. It adds ambiance and safety after dark.
Your patio can extend right up to your home’s foundation, with integrated steps into the house.
Hardscape Ideas for Front of House
Many of the same elements for the backyard can be inspire hardscape ideas for the front of house. Pavers make charming driveways and walkways.
In the above picture, you’ll also see rock formations that add height and interest to the front of house landscaping. Here’s another example of that in this customer’s front yard.
Hardscape Ideas for Side Yard
These small spaces can be transformed from just another place to maintain into a functional part of your property. This family was able to extend their patio into the side yard.
These narrow spaces are also ideal for creating flower beds.
Hardscape Ideas around Pool
Hardscaping around this lap pool matches the elegance of the home and formal garden. Check out the matching steps that lead into the patio area.
At this Cincinnati home, our hardscape ideas for around the pool included a retaining wall. The pool is in a sunken backyard oasis, while the retaining wall gives more functional yard and garden space.
Hardscape Ideas for Slopes
Steps are a natural hardscape idea for slopes. They make navigating a hill both safer and more beautiful.
Or, you can eliminate the slope entirely with a retaining wall, giving more yard space. This customer gained enough space to add a putting green.
And this customer nearly doubled the space of their urban backyard.
This customer was able to capture space on a slope for a shaded patio.
Hardscape Ideas for Garden
An ornamental pond is a beautiful addition to your garden. Natural rock adds to the appeal. See how we’ve incorporated a paver patio. To the right is a hardscape fireplace. At night, it will feel like camping by a mountain stream.
This pond and surround is nestled into the garden itself. Over time, the landscaping will grow, and the entire area will be lush.
And here’s another hardscape idea for gardens that includes rock features and a lovely path as the garden matures.
Looking for hardscape ideas personalized for your Cincinnati property? Contact us to talk to a landscaping professional. And get more ideas by visiting our Landscaping & Hardscaping Resources.